Chorizo & Lentil Stew

Chorizo & Lentil Stew

The spicy chorizo adds a generous hint of spicy flavour to this hearty onepot stew.

Ingredients
  • 400g chorizo sausage, chopped small
  • 40ml olive oil
  • 2 red onions, finely diced
  • 4 sticks celery, cut into approx. 1-2 cm piece
  • 1 red chilli, finely diced
  • 2x 400g tins chopped tomatoes
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 60g tomato purée
  • 6g cayenne pepper
  • 200g brown lentils
  • 6g smoked paprika
  • 1 green chilli, finely diced
  • 4 medium potatoes cut
  • 3 carrots cut into approx. 1-2 cm pieces
  • 850 ml chicken stock
  • Salt and cracked black pepper

Method

  1. Remove the bowl from the slow cooker, add the oil and heat. When hot Fry the chorizo for 2-3 minutes, add the onion, carrot, garlic, celery and chilli, fry for a further 5-6 minutes. Add all other ingredients and bring to the boil.
  2. Once boiled add the lentils and place the bowl back into the base. Cook on the highest setting for approximately 3-4 hours.